Fold and fold systems
Osberg, Philip H. Department of Geological Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, Maine.
- Elements of folds
- Geometry of folds
- Character of folds
- Strain-stress relationships
- Minor folds and cleavage
- Multiple folding
- Fold systems
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
Folds are recognized where layered rocks have been distorted into wavelike forms. Some folds are fractions of an inch across and have lengths measured in inches, whereas others are a few miles wide and tens of miles long.
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